Doctor in contemporary history of architecture from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, French registered architect, has won awards and honour mentions in international architectural design competitions and served as judge for master's programs final projects for various architectural schools in Paris.
In 2002, he participated in the presidential cultural exchange project of "150 Chinese Architects in France". In 2004, he graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris Malaquais, with a DPLG degree.
Since joining Jean Nouvel Architects in 2004, he has participated in Perpignan Archipel Theatre, Abu Dhabi Louvre Museum, Sydney Central Park high-rise complex, Paris Philharmonic and other internationally renowned projects as the main architect.
As the project leader, Dr. Qiang Zou presided over the competition for the National Art Museum of China, as a result, Ateliers Jean Nouvel won the final design right for the project in 2014.
He has published nearly 10 articles and won many awards in international competitions.
Research direction: architectural culture, large public buildings, Chinese urban development, sustainable cities.